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Navanax inermis


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lexID:
5298 
AphiaID:
367836 
Scientific:
Navanax inermis 
German:
Kopfschildschnecke 
English:
California Aglaja 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Aglajidae (Family) > Navanax (Genus) > inermis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(J. G. Cooper, ), 1862 
Occurrence:
Alaska, Californiske golf, Canada, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), USA 
Size:
bis zu 22.5cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27°C 
Food:
Predatory, Foder specialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-04-20 18:52:39 

Husbandry

(Cooper, 1863)

Feeds on various sea slugs and bubble shells.

The slug is host of the ectoparasitic copepod Anthessius navanacis.

California aglaja uses chemoreceptors to track slime trails of Prey and of potential mates.

Synonyms:
Doridium purpureum (Bergh, 1894)
Posterobranchaea maculata d'Orbigny, 1835 (nomen oblitum)
Strategus inermis J. G. Cooper, 1863 (original combination)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Philinoidea (Superfamily) > Aglajidae (Family) > Navanax (Genus) > Navanax inermis (Species)

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